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cities like chicago, seattle and boston. >> reporter: as chief of surgery at san francisco general hospital, dr. peggy sees pedestrian injuries almost every day. >> hit by a vehicle, you're going to be hurt. if you're an adult, the way that you're struck by cars, you're likely to have lower extremity fractures, rib fractures. if you're a child, you're going to get tossed. you're most likely to have a severe head injury. >> reporter: and in san francisco, two pedestrians are hit on average every single day, with 17 deaths each year, costing the public more than $15 million. >> we pick this day, this time, this area here to make this announcement, that we have a pedestrian strategy that's going on, a serious one. >> reporter: a citywide effort targeting hot spots, urging drivers to slow down and pedestrians to pay attention. a challenge when some feel texting is just not that dangerous. >> not if you're with a group of people. >>> don't text and no need to check the weather app. brian is here with that. >> absolutely. we'll have you all updated on what's going to happen tomorrow. jus
maine. a chilly morning from boston to d.c. rain from seattle to portland. up to 10 inches of mountain snow in the cascades. and sierra nevada. >> 40s from seattle to san francisco, 20s from the twin cities to kansas city. and 30s for the midwest and northeast. >>> moving to the other big story, president obama and top lawmakers meet at the white house today on the fiscal cliff. whether they'll be able to reach a compromise is still an open question, but just in case, speaker john boehner has called house members to a rare sunday session. here's abc's jonathan karl with more. >> reporter: president obama cut short his hawaiian vacation, rushing back to washington where storm clouds, real storm clouds are gathering over the capitol. instead of deal making, it's name calling. the top democrat in the senate, accusing the republican speaker of the house of running a dictatorship. they say they haven't given up, but it sounds that way. >> i don't know time wise how it can happen now. >> here we are, once again, at the end of the year, staring at a crisis we should have dealt with literally
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